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Favorite Films: Stalker (Сталкер, 1979)

While I was visiting my bother in Palm Desert, we saw Andrei Tarkovsky’s Stalker, a film based on Arkady and Boris Strugatsky’s classic SF novel, … 281 more words



Andrei Tarkovsky with his mother Maria Vishnyakova

Old School Review: The Mirror

Written by Andrei Tarkovsky and Aleksandr Misharin and directed by Tarkovsky in 1975, “The Mirror” is a hell of a head trip if you haven’t ever heard of the Russian filmmaker and dived headfirst into this film without any context like I did. 941 more words


Stalker (1979, Andrei Tarkovsky) - Mise-en-scène Analysis (ANIM 1002)

For the purposes of this analysis of mise-en-scène, we’ll be looking at the above still frame taken from Andrei Tarkovsky’s 1979 science-fiction film Stalker. Specifically, we’ll be evaluating both the setting and props within the context of the frame and how this aids the overall narrative of the film. 389 more words

Andrei Tarkovsky


I was first introduced to the films of Andrei Tarkovsky at art school, in the film club.  I didn’t get it.  I was young and full of energetic distraction.  548 more words

Episode 40. Trancing Tarkovsky

In the first episode to circle back to the World Tour series, Alex and Jonathan give a closer look to the work of legendary Russian director Andrei Tarkovsky with the films  122 more words